FLIGHT-19 PICS – A Tale of Two Planes and Two Numbers!

AVENGER PHOTOGRAPHS FOUND MISLEADING !! Dateline - 30 January 2020 It's a little noticed Flight-19 detail, but according to the U.S. Navy, (Image #1), there were two different models of TBM Avengers flying Navigational Hop-1 that day in 1945.  Four of the planes were shown to be TBM-1C's , and the fifth, FT-28, was a … Continue reading FLIGHT-19 PICS – A Tale of Two Planes and Two Numbers!

N.A.S Ft. Lauderdale Training Schedule for, Weds Dec 5th 1945.

One of the questions I've had since the start of my investigation, and one subject I haven't seen addressed very thoroughly is: How many planes were in the air that day. How many were in the air after or concurrently with the 14:10 take off of Flight- 19? How many other training or navigation problems flew out of Ft. … Continue reading N.A.S Ft. Lauderdale Training Schedule for, Weds Dec 5th 1945.